Modem question

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ingeborgdot

Regular Contributor
I am finally switching internet companies. I am needing a cable modem and they say it needs to be a Docsis 3. There are so many out there. Does the cable modem make a difference? I have never used one before so I'm kind of new to the cable modem stuff. Thanks.
 

degrub

Very Senior Member
they should have a list of acceptable models for you to choose from. If you don't have any particular needs, go with one of those.
First decision - Do you need it to be a combo unit - including a router as well as the modem ?
If not, find a compatible one from their list and use your existing router.
 

ddaenen1

Senior Member
They don't have a list. I called them about that, and they said all it needs to be is a Docsis 3.
Is it only for internet or is other functionality required?
 

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